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Sensation and movement (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Ramesh Rajan

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)

Synopsis: Explores cutting-edge research in brain function in sensation and movement in humans. The emphasis will be on the way the brain functions normally to analyse sensory information and to evoke movement, and how brain damage leads to clinical dysfunction of sensation or movement. Details current research ideas on normal function and dysfunction in this area, and new methodologies. Emphasis is on assisted self directed learning and project based learning.

Assessment: In-semester assessment: 40% (will consist of oral presentations and 2000 word reports on projects or assignments and a practical test) + Written theory examination (2 hours): 60%

Contact Hours: Four 1-hour lectures and One 5-hour practical per week in weeks 1-6

Prerequisites: Any two of PHY2011, PHY2021 and PHY2032, or both BMS1052 and either BMS2031 or BND2011, or permission

Prohibitions: PHY3022, PHY3042

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